Panaji : July 16, 2016 …. The Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant asserted that the power is an important source required for the domestic as well industrial use and insisted people make use of LED bulbs in their houses. The Government strives to make the State energy sufficient, he added.
Shri Parsekar was speaking as Chief Guest at LED bulb distribution function organized by the Power Department in Adarsh Society Hall at Balli, Quepem yesterday.
Shri Parsekar further speaking said that the use of LED bulb will certainly help reduce power consumption and in turn energy bill apart from arresting environment problem. The power saved out of the use of this latest technology could be diverted towards industry to make this sector energy sufficient, he remarked.
The Government, Shri Parsekar said is concerned about the health and living standard of the people. This Government has worked out Social Welfare Schemes be for age old people, traditional business makers, for women, girl child, motorcycle pilots, Rickshaw drivers etc. covering almost every sections of the society. The recent Deendaya Swasthya Schemes launched recently is aimed to provide better medical services to the needy and common person in the state, he pointed.
MLA and Chairman of GSHRDC Shri Rajan Naik while speaking enlisted various schemes of the Government and appealed to the people to avail the benefits. He also urged people to use LED bulbs and support the Government in its move to save energy.
Ex- Minister Shri Prakash Velip in his address also spoke about various Social Welfare Schemes of the Government which he said are implemented in their interest. Goa State, he said, is the only state to make schemes like DSS, Graha Aadhar, Laadli Laxmi and Artisans under Social Welfare Schemes and distribution of LED bulbs with free of cost.
Shri Santosh Lolyekar, Executive Engineer, Division XVI, Margao explained the features of LED bulbs and its benefits of power savings.